Economic transformation of rural livelihoods in South-East Asia

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dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15488/3936
dc.identifier.uri https://www.repo.uni-hannover.de/handle/123456789/3970
dc.contributor.author Hartje, Rebecca ger
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-12T09:21:20Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-12T09:21:20Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Hartje, Rebecca Christina: Economic transformation of rural livelihoods in South-East Asia. Hannover : Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität, Diss., 2017, XIII, 37 S. DOI: https://doi.org/10.15488/3936 ger
dc.description.abstract Despite rapid economic development in South-East Asia in the past decades there is still great economic heterogeneity between Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. A welfare gap exists between urban populations and parts of the rural population who remain dependent on agriculture and natural resource extraction. Changes in the environment, namely environmental resource degradation and climate change, can expose their livelihoods to severe pressure, including incidences of food insecurity. At the same time, the spread of modern technology in the form of smartphones and access to the internet opens up reams of opportunities to rural households to improve their income-earning portfolio. Focusing at the household level, this dissertation identifies how these processes affect rural households in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam based on their livelihood strategies in six different essays. It uses these findings to generate ideas how rural livelihoods could be transformed and how development policies could be adjusted so that in the future more households will benefit from the rapid economic development in South-East Asia and avoid to be negatively affected by its external effects. ger
dc.language.iso eng ger
dc.publisher Hannover : Institutionelles Repositorium der Leibniz Universität Hannover
dc.rights CC BY 3.0 DE ger
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/de/ ger
dc.subject Economic development eng
dc.subject South-East Asia eng
dc.subject Environmental economics eng
dc.subject rural livelihoods eng
dc.subject Technology adoption eng
dc.subject Ökonomische Entwicklung ger
dc.subject Südostasien ger
dc.subject Umweltökonomik ger
dc.subject ländliche Lebensgrundlagen ger
dc.subject Verbreitung neuer Technologien ger
dc.subject.ddc 330 | Wirtschaft ger
dc.title Economic transformation of rural livelihoods in South-East Asia eng
dc.type doctoralThesis ger
dc.type Text ger
dc.description.version publishedVersion ger
tib.accessRights frei zug�nglich ger


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